The Williamsville School district was recently named the best school district in the area according to Business First magazine.

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Williamsville took the top spot for the 1st time since 2014. Clarence was 2nd followed by East Aurora.

Business First uses over 200 data categories to determine a final ranking.

Business First’s ratings are based on the academic records of 96 public school districts in the eight-county region, fueled by four years of test and graduation data provided by the New York State Education Department. The rating formula has 200 components.

The Top 10 School districts according to Business First are:

1. Williamsville
2. Clarance
3. East Aurora
4. Orchard Park
5. Starpoint
6. Iroquois
7. Lewiston-Porter
8. Amherst
9. Bemus Point
10. Hamburg